10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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Good morning! Here’s the news:

  • Facebook is getting into the online gambling business. The social network will let users in the U.K play bingo for real money.
  • Amazon just declared war on Zynga with the launch of its first social game, Living Classics, and a new division of the company called Amazon Game Studios.
  • This puts Kleiner Perkins partner Bing Gordon in a pretty tough spot. Gordon sits on the board of both Amazon and Zynga.
  • Acer’s CEO warned Microsoft to “think twice” about manufacturing the Surface tablet. “It is not something you are good at so please think twice,” he said.
  • Apple has confirmed that YouTube will no longer be a default app on iOS 6.
  • Zynga’s CEO Mark Pincus dropped $16 million on this classic San Francisco mansion.
  • We tried eBay’s new same-day shipping service and it rocks. Here’s how it works.
  • Sprint has dropped the price of the iPhone 4S to $150 a few weeks ahead of the expected iPhone 5 announcement.
  • General Assembly just opened a sleek new campus in New York City and we’ve got pictures.
  • In case you missed it: Here are the biggest Apple secrets that have been revealed so far in the patent trial.

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